Media Release #1961, Unidentified Baby Boy John Doe, Larksville Borough, Luzerne County, PA

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Media Release #1961, Unidentified Baby Boy John Doe, Larksville Borough, Luzerne County, PA

DATE FOUND:  August 6, 1980

LOCATION:  West Side Landfill in the Borough of Larksville, Luzerne County.

CIRCUMSTANCES:   An employee found the infant at the landfill.  It is believed that that the baby died approximately 24 to 72 hours prior to discovery, and had been among trash that was collected from seven different municipalities in Luzerne County. 

VICTIM INFORMATION:  Newborn white male.

FORENSIC ANALYSIS:  Baby was exhumed on September 26, 2016.  Forensic analysis by the University of South Florida is pending. 

WHAT YOU CAN DO:  If you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.  All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.

Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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